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Missional Living

Short-Term Missions

In thinking through how to do missions in your church, there are several great resources and articles available.  It is important to have an overall strategy to mobilize the church in daily life, locally, in-state, nationally, and internationally.  Think long-term, strategic, and discipleship.  Disciple new believers, but also invest in your mission volunteers to become disciple-makers… Continue reading Short-Term Missions

Church Planting, Ministry, Missional Living

Best Practices for a Partner Church in a Church Plant

I was recently asked for a list of "Best Practices" for a Partner or Sending Church.  As I researched, I did find some helpful articles, books, and info.  See list and links below.  In addition, I reached out to all my favorite church planting folks. I got this top 10 list from Robby Partain and tweaked… Continue reading Best Practices for a Partner Church in a Church Plant

Missional Living

\kə-ˈmyü-nə-tē\ – 5 Tips to Foster Community

Com·mu·ni·ty  (\kə-ˈmyü-nə-tē\)  is defined as a group of people who share a feeling of fellowship with one another as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.  Community seems to be the elusive unicorn many individuals and churches are chasing.  The desire for deep, long-lasting friendships is a core value of most people.  Yet, loneliness… Continue reading \kə-ˈmyü-nə-tē\ – 5 Tips to Foster Community